An Innovator in Law at AEGIS Law

Scott is a remarkable attorney and entrepreneur whose expertise seamlessly bridges the legal and business realms. As the founder and managing partner of AEGIS Law, he serves as a trusted advisor, tailoring his practice to support the unique needs of closely held businesses. Working directly with entrepreneurs, Scott provides daily legal and strategic business guidance, ensuring his clients’ long-term success.

An Entrepreneur at Heart

Scott’s deep understanding of entrepreneurship stems from his own journey as a founder. Having started AEGIS Law 20 years ago, he has grown the firm into a national presence with nearly 40 attorneys. This firsthand experience allows Scott to truly empathize with the challenges and aspirations of his entrepreneurial clients, providing invaluable insights and support as they navigate the complexities of building and scaling their businesses.

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Securities Compliance

With extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, Scott skillfully navigates complex transactions, helping businesses grow and thrive. He also provides crucial support to early-stage companies, guiding them through the intricacies of securities compliance as they seek to raise funds. Scott’s expertise in these areas is invaluable to entrepreneurs looking to expand their ventures.

Outside General Counsel and “Quarterback”

While Scott’s personal practice focuses on closely held businesses, mergers and acquisitions, and securities compliance, he encourages his clients to reach out to him regarding any legal matter. With a diverse team of 40 attorneys across multiple cities, AEGIS Law has the expertise to support clients in a wide range of legal areas. In these instances, Scott serves as an outside general counsel or “quarterback,” ensuring that his clients receive the best possible legal support and strategic advice.

Ventures with iSelect Fund

Co-founding the iSelect Fund ( has further showcased Scott’s unwavering commitment to nurturing early-stage companies. This innovative venture capital fund has quickly become a beacon for companies with global aspirations, and Scott plays a crucial role in identifying exceptional investment opportunities and forging meaningful connections between entrepreneurs and investors, helping businesses achieve their dreams.

Volunteer Leadership

Scott’s commitment to community and leadership extends beyond his professional endeavors. He has served as the past president of the board for the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) of St. Louis, one of the oldest and largest chapters in the world. EO is a global network of successful business owners, providing peer-to-peer learning and support to help entrepreneurs achieve their full potential.

Additionally, Scott has held the position of past president of the board for Central Reform Congregation, a vibrant and inclusive Jewish community in St. Louis. Under his leadership, Central Reform Congregation was featured in U.S. News and World Reports as one of the Top 25 most innovative Jewish institutions in the country, recognizing its commitment to social justice, inclusivity, and spiritual growth.

Through his volunteer leadership roles, Scott has demonstrated his dedication to fostering entrepreneurial growth and building strong, innovative communities. His entrepreneurial spirit, combined with his legal expertise and commitment to client success, make him an invaluable asset to closely held businesses and entrepreneurs alike. As an entrepreneur himself, Scott brings a unique perspective and empathy to his legal practice, making him a true partner in his clients’ journeys.

  • St. Louis University School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1996
  • University of Iowa, Bachelor of Arts, 1993

As the President of the Board of Directors for Entrepreneurs’ Organization of St. Louis, Scott has played a crucial role in driving the organization’s mission to support and empower entrepreneurs through various programs, events, and resources. In this capacity, Scott has led a team of accomplished entrepreneurs, working collaboratively to foster a culture of growth, learning, and innovation. Through Scott’s leadership, Scott has helped the organization expand its membership base, enhance its impact, and strengthen its reputation as a leading advocate for entrepreneurship.

As the Past President of the Board of Directors for Central Reform Congregation, Scott has demonstrated a deep commitment to the Jewish community by overseeing various programs and initiatives that promote social justice, inclusivity, and spiritual growth. In this capacity, Scott has worked closely with a team of dedicated individuals to enhance the congregation’s engagement with its members and the broader community. Through Scott’s leadership, Scott helped the congregation navigate complex challenges and seize opportunities for growth and development.

As a Member of the Board of Directors for Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School, Scott has contributed to the school’s mission to provide a transformative education that cultivates Jewish values, academic excellence, and social responsibility. In this capacity, you have worked closely with other board members to ensure the school’s sustainability, enhance its programs and facilities, and foster a culture of collaboration and innovation. Through Scott’s involvement, Scott has gained a deeper understanding of the educational landscape and the challenges and opportunities facing Jewish schools.

As the Past President of the Board of Directors for Redevelopment Opportunities for Women (ROW), Scott demonstrated a strong commitment to empowering women by overseeing various programs and initiatives that provide housing, education, and support to women who have experienced homelessness and poverty. In this capacity, Scott worked collaboratively with a team of passionate advocates to raise awareness, secure funding, and expand the organization’s reach. Through Scott’s leadership, Scott gained a deeper understanding of the challenges facing vulnerable populations and the importance of advocacy and empowerment.

As a Past Member of the Board of Directors for St. Louis City CASA (now “Voices for Children”), Scott demonstrated a strong commitment to advocating for the needs of children in the foster care system. In this capacity, Scott worked closely with other board members to ensure that children in the system receive the support and resources they need to thrive. Through your involvement, Scott gained a deeper understanding of the challenges facing children and families in the foster care system and the importance of advocacy and support.

“Scott has it all…whether it’s assisting with networking in the various markets where he conducts business or it’s legal advice, startup funding, business consulting or simply helping you invest your money in private market opportunities, this jack-of-all-trades has something to offer. I can strongly recommend Scott’s services.” – Kevin Bloom, If You Can, LLC

“Scott is a thoughtful attorney, which is saying a lot. A good attorney will be knowledgeable, methodical, and disciplined, but Scott is also thoughtful in another, more profound way. Scott genuinely cares about his clients, their situations, and their businesses. Scott is certainly a very creative, strategic mind, just as others have indicated, but his authentic appreciation for his clients deserves notice.” – Eliot Frick, bigwidesky

“Scott provides high level, creative and inventive legal support. He has performed at a very high level and I recommend Scott to anyone who needs legal, consulting or business planning services.” – Dan Gabriel, GlobalSource IT

“In all the ways that matter, over the last several years, I have had an excellent business relationship with Scott and everyone one of his people at Aegis.” – Ewin Barnett, Vinlogx, LLC

“I have had the pleasure of both working with Scott on a professional level which in turn led to a personal friendship. On both levels, Scott is nothing short of outstanding…..he always puts the customer first, outstanding attention to detail, and follow up, and always in a positive and can do attitude and approach…..and focused on solutions to make things better tomorrow than they are today.” – Randy Baker, Schaeffer Manufacturing

“Scott amazed me from the first time we met! He taught me so much and expanded my experience in the business world while I was Managing Director of my family run company. Scott is an extremely generous and sincere man. (How often can you actually say that about an attorney?  He turns clients into friends, as he has with me because of his compassion & patience and his willingness to give first. He’s brilliantly creative and always gives more value than you would ever predict.” – Aprille Trupiano, Aprille International Enterprises

“Scott and his colleagues at AEGIS Law have helped us with multiple corporate documents, including LLC revisions and independent contractor agreements. We particularly appreciate the counsel they provided during that work, going beyond the nuts and bolts to help us identify and reach our business objectives. I’m glad to recommend them.” – Jerry Bryan, Bryan Consulting Inc.

“Succinctly put, Scott is an entrepreneur’s entrepreneur. Add to that the fact that he’s a great lawyer (in the best possible sense of the word) and you’ve got an invaluable asset to the innovation ecosystem of our region. He has done a remarkable job in developing a firm that can service virtually every need of early to mid-stage companies from business planning, capital sourcing, deal making, deal closing…and everything in between. Moreover, his commitment to the nonprofit sector through AEGIS’ Stetin Center further differentiates his firm as being one of the best resources for entrepreneurs–commercial or social–in the St. Louis region and beyond.” – Chris Miller, The Mission Center L3C

“Scott is one of the most entrepreneurial attorneys I’ve ever met. He’s a great marketer with a passion for startups and early stage companies. If you’re looking for an attorney who can provide both business and legal guidance, give Scott a call.” – Dale Furtwengler,

“Scott and the people at Aegis have helped me launch two companies and have overseen and guided us through intellectual property issues including patent applications and licensing contracts for our products. He and his associates have a vast knowledge of all aspects of the law as it pertains to business. They are highly personable and easy to work with in addition to being timely with their work. I would recommend Aegis without hesitation to anyone who is looking for a firm to guide them through any stage of their business.” – Bryan Davis, Teddy Stratford Apparel